The most eerie, impressive and moving abandoned places to explore in Europe (where we’ve been so far!)

We love exploring abandoned places, call us strange, but there is nothing quite like the eerie atmosphere of discovering a forgotten or over looked area of a city. Creeping behind the everyday, off the beaten track and into a lost world, a time capsule of a bygone era. A museum that you can interact with,

A guide to Brasov: The charming Transylvanian home of Dracula that stole our hearts!

After already falling in love with Romania when we explored the trendy capital of Bucharest we were keen to head out in to Transylvania where the read adventure was to begin. Here Romania really took our hearts with its fairytale medieval streets, freindly locals, traditional culture, tales of Dracula and of course the stunning mountains and countryside that

An amazing adventure through the Romanian countryside to hike above the Transfagarasan highway

After an epic day in the Carpathian Mountains we were offered an opportunity to venture to the legendary Transfagarasan highway deep in the Transylvania peaks. In what turned out to be a 12 hour road trip through the Romanian countryside, visiting the most breathtaking scenes, witnessing local life and hiking to the most amazing summit

Being a tourist in Moldova: The forgotten country with a mixed identity. The most off the beaten track nation in Europe?

After travelling around the entire Balkans we heading into the unknown. Wherever we asked no one seemed to know much about Moldova. Everyone on this route seemed to be missing it out or even unsure of its existence. Was is a part of Romania, or even Ukraine, was it even worth bothering with this country

Reflecting on visiting Europe’s newest but little visited country: Kosovo. The once tormented state with a historic heart and a fascinating culture to discover.

As we made our way through the Balkans on our 4 month trip around Eastern Europe this year the country we knew least what to expect from was the newest: Kosovo. A country whose name brings about images of war, refugees and suffering, even the county itself is still a controversial concept across the region.

A guide to the Ottoman city of Prizren, Kosovo. A historic step in time in this new country!

Prizren is often overlooked for modern Pristina. But really this wonderful little city offers so much more culture, history and beauty than the capital. Often seen as being nothing more than a country tormented by years of war and struggling for independence, today Prizren is a shining example of how much Kosovo has to offer the

Exploring the Newborn capital of Kosovo. A guide to the unremarkable and yet extraordinary Pristina!

When we headed over into Kosovo we really weren’t sure what we would find, after already having passed through Serbia we were a touch nervous at the border as the guards inspected our passports. Arriving in the midst of a storm, as the rain bounced off the pavement around us and thunder crashed above like